Creamy Avocado Pasta

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Introducing nutritious and tasty meals to toddlers can sometimes be a challenge, but it doesn’t have to be with recipes like Creamy Avocado Pasta! This simple dish is not only packed with flavor but also provides essential nutrients for your little ones. Let’s dive into how to make this creamy and satisfying meal that the whole family will enjoy.

Ingredients:

  • 1 avocado
  • 1 tsp cream cheese
  • 1/2 cup pasta water
  • 1 cup cooked pasta (of your choice)

Instructions:

  1. Start by cooking your pasta according to the package instructions until it reaches your desired level of doneness. Once cooked, reserve 1/2 cup of the pasta water and set it aside.
  2. While the pasta is cooking, prepare the creamy avocado sauce. In a blender or food processor, combine the avocado, cream cheese, and reserved pasta water. Blend until smooth and creamy.
  3. Once the avocado sauce is smooth, pour it over the cooked pasta in a mixing bowl. Gently toss the pasta until it is evenly coated in the creamy sauce.
  4. Serve the Creamy Avocado Pasta immediately, garnished with additional toppings such as grated Parmesan cheese, chopped fresh herbs, or cherry tomatoes if desired.

Why Creamy Avocado Pasta is Great for Toddlers and Families:

  • Nutrient-Rich: Avocados are a powerhouse of nutrients, including healthy fats, fiber, potassium, and vitamins. This makes Creamy Avocado Pasta a wholesome and nourishing meal option for toddlers and the whole family.
  • Creamy Texture: The creamy avocado sauce adds a velvety texture to the pasta, making it appealing even to picky eaters who may not typically enjoy vegetables.
  • Easy to Make: With just a few simple ingredients and minimal preparation time, this recipe is perfect for busy weeknights or lazy weekends when you need a quick and satisfying meal.
  • Versatile: You can customize this recipe by adding additional ingredients such as cooked chicken, cherry tomatoes, or sautéed veggies to suit your family’s preferences and make it a complete meal.

Storage Instructions:

Any leftovers can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 1-2 days. To reheat, simply warm the pasta in the microwave or on the stovetop until heated through, adding a splash of water or milk to loosen the sauce if needed.

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5 from 1 vote

Creamy Avocado Pasta

Ingredients 

  • 1 avocado
  • 1 tsp cream cheese
  • 1/2 cup pasta water
  • 1 cup pasta of choice

Instructions 

  • Start by cooking your pasta according to the package instructions until it reaches your desired level of doneness. Once cooked, reserve 1/2 cup of the pasta water and set it aside.
  • In a blender or food processor, combine the avocado, cream cheese, and reserved pasta water. Blend until smooth and creamy.
  • Once the avocado sauce is smooth, pour it over the cooked pasta in a mixing bowl. Gently toss the pasta until it is evenly coated in the creamy sauce.
  • Serve and enjoy! I like to top with cheese or tomato!

Nutrition information is automatically calculated, so should only be used as an approximation.

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As a mom to two, I know how stressful feeding little ones can be. That’s why I love helping other parents provide simple, healthy meals that your toddler and whole family will love. From quick and easy snacks, to full meals, I’ve got your mealtimes covered.

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